Erica Yesko, MPOD
Chief Operations Officer
Erica has over 15 years of operational experience in leading Sales, Client Services, and Operations functions at companies of varying sizes and industries. She is an expert in psychology and behavior at the individual, team, and organization levels.
Among her accomplishments, Erica engineered and led the Business Development function for BDO, the world’s 5th largest accounting firm, putting in place their organizational structure, business process, and CRM system. She then led the Talent function at JumpStart, evaluating and coaching CEOs looking for investment, and helping to build their founding teams. From there, Erica worked with Sam Gerace to scale the Veritix organization through a focus on people and process which resulted in the company’s successful exit.
In addition to her work at LaunchVector, Erica has consulted with many growth stage companies and CEOs on their opportunities and challenges related to growth and sustainability. She also teaches and coaches Leadership Development through CWRU.
Erica has her undergraduate degree in Honors Psychology from the University of Michigan, a Master’s Degree in Positive Organization Design (MPOD) from Case Western Reserve University, as well as a certification in Leadership Development through Emotional Intelligence from Case Western Reserve University.